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MONTHLY HOROSCOPE COLUMN
- October Horoscope 1999
gets off to a very sociable start as the New Moon enters Libra
on the 9th. Plant new seeds for flourishing, cooperative associations
that are equal and balanced. Full Moon in Taurus on the 24th
suggests promising financial ventures. Mercury enters detective-like
Scorpio on the 4th, prompting endless investigation behind the
scenes. Venus reenters practical Virgo on the 7th, so its back
to nature, back to work. In similar fashion, Mars enters ambitious,
pragmatic Capricorn on the 16th. Like a goat climbing up the
mountain peak, encourage and bolster goals. Jupiter dashes back
into Aries on the 24th, providing a much-needed adventuresome
streak. Be bold, daring and courageous. And Uranus and Neptune
both station direct, on the 22nd and 13th respectively. Gain
freedom: spiritually and philosophically. It's been three months
since the July 28th, eclipse, so changes are beginning to move
forward and take shape.
The Sun enters uncompromising Scorpio, (the sign most associated
with death and rebirth,) on the 23rd, marking the onset of a
darker, more introspective time of year. Hallowmas finds the
Moon in Leo-- fine time to attend parties and create dramatic
rituals. The veil is thin between the worlds; access to the underworld
is easier than usual. As the leaves fall from the trees, think
of what you would like to relinquish, as Hecate's (goddess of
the dark moon) power reigns supreme. Saturn is still squaring
Uranus, as the old versus the new continues to do battle. People
may find themselves breaking away from long time professions
and starting new ones. On the geopolitical front, domestic and
international tensions are likely to run high as well. (If you
know your rising sign, please read that as well.)
Sun and New Moon visit your seventh house of relationships, making
partnerships and increased public contact more pleasurable and
fun. You're ready for a fresh approach to relationships, and
are pioneering your way through negotiations. Jupiter reenters
your venturesome sign stirring up quests of athleticism and independence.
Mars in Capricorn climbs into your career house accelerating
success. Don't waste valuable energies quarreling with co-workers.
Embrace accomplishment, recognition and ambition. Lead by example
and avoid rushing ahead too quickly. There isn't any challenge
you can't conquer!
a sociable month awaits you as Venus transits your fifth house
of romance and recreation, and Mercury in penetrating Scorpio
lights up your seventh house of partnerships. Now's a great time
to move towards clearer communication with your partner. Travel,
both near and far, enters the picture mid month. Returning to
school, taking a new class and furthering your education is also
on the agenda. And Saturn in your sign will help keep you on
task and focused. Careerwise, with Uranus and Neptune going direct
in your tenth house, momentum gains on a previously bogged-down
project. Full Moon in your sensuous sign on the 24th tempts you
to dive into a relationship. A bit of restraint goes a long way.
Sun in Libra trines your sun making this a very convivial month.
Venus enhances your fourth house, making home and family connections
sparkle. This is a wonderful time to make changes in your personal
space. Mercury energizes your employment sector; a writing or
teaching job may grace your path. (Dream jobs for Gemini's!)
Avoid getting involved in co-workers problems. Set limits and
restrict chatter. Jupiter's reentry into Aries draws new friends
to you, however learn to value longevity over variety. Other
people's resources can be yours for the asking. Joint finances
or tax matters become more prominent. Too much rushing around
can be deleterious to your health. Schedule regular mediation
breaks to soothe frayed nerves.
the New Moon in your fourth house, spending more time with family
feels healing and replenishing. Renew bonds and deepen understandings.
Mars moves into your seventh house of relationships stirring
the pot--making things passionate and fervent. There could even
be a power struggle in a current relationship. But the disagreements
should be rather short lived. You stand up for yourself and your
needs with vigor, going after what you desire with newfound boldness.
Hone your social skills, and seek to get your way through charm.
Jupiter moves back into your tenth house, indicating a need to
spend time reviewing professional decisions that were made several
months ago. Finances stay about the same, and you may find yourself
spending money on family, recreations, and children.
month as communication and short distance travels are accentuated.
Connect with neighbors, friends, and family. Expect to run numerous
errands. When Mercury transits your fourth house of home and
family, fill your house with the creature comforts you so enjoy.
Recognition for your hard work and accomplishments are part of
the Full Moon's magic in store for you in the 24th. Weighty concerns
are resolved and you're definitely making progress. Outreach
and networking expand your base of operations. This is a great
time to train or interview for a new job, or send out resumes.
There should also be a noticeable improvement in your relationships
as Uranus and Neptune move forward in your seventh house.
in your sensible sign energizes and boosts your fragile self-esteem.
Allow your best qualities to shine through. Mercury in your communication
sector increases mental clarity and precision. Just don't burn
yourself out--schedule time for meditation and assimilation.
A jaunt out of town could do wonders for recharging your batteries.
Traveling and writing can also furnish you with a new perspective.
Finances improve as the sun transits your second house. A burst
of prosperity and abundance may even tempt you to live it up.
Jupiter in your eighth house suggests a partner's income can
add to the windfall. Uranus and Neptune turn direct in your sixth
house of work, health and service. You're motivated! Continue
working persistently on projects. A sudden job promotion could
reward you for all your diligent efforts.
Birthday October Librans. New moon in your amicable sign promises
joyful sparkle, parties-- a real social whirlwind. This could
be one of the most fruitful New Moons of the year for you! Make
way for new beginnings in relationships, self-expression and
romance. Creative matters dominate. Make adjustments where needed
to keep relationships on an even keel. Your popularity seems
to grow as the month progresses. Balance is restored in key relationships
and agreements. Jupiter, (planet of abundance,) revisits your
seventh house creating bounty in your relationships in terms
of both quality and quantity. Try to curb extravagance under
the Full Moon on the 24th.
time for serious soul searching when the Sun visits your twelfth
house. Reflect on past year's accomplishments. Venus in your
eleventh house of hopes, dreams and wishes prepares you for a
new year ahead. A dream that seemed impossible to achieve suddenly
looks like its on track. Full Moon on the 24th has relationships
hitting a significant crossroads. Mercury in your probing sign
intensifies all communication--your hunches are right on target.
That sharp psychic attena is amplified! Mysteries and detective
novels capture your attention. As you can be stubborn and set
in your ways, avoid conflicts over trivial matters. Keep your
mind open to new ideas. Concentrate your mental energy on an
important plan or project. Car buying gets the green light. Use
mental imagery to fine-tune physical energies.
back on the fast track as October's planetary line up places
Venus at the zenith of your chart. You are on top of your game!
Similarly, Mars in your second house assures you will be handsomely
rewarded for any and all efforts. Jupiter's retrograde back into
Aries in your fifth house suggests a lover from the past may
resurface. The Sun in the eleventh house surrounds you with a
myriad of friends to share in the fun. A raise, promotion, or
dividend may be greater than anticipated. Network with influential
contacts. Great possibilities exist for the taking. Your creative
juices are flowing-- focus them before the right people. For
maximum potential, avoid exhaustion by scheduling meditation
and contemplative activities.
systems go career wise with the Sun transiting your tenth house.
Mars in your ambitious sign mid month proves you unstoppable.
Take advantage of good vibes from higher ups to fortify position.
Set new goals. Clarify direction. Define professional identity.
Cooperating with others can be more effective than working alone.
Stick with those who have been with you through thick and thin.
Mercury in your eleventh house has friends supporting your aspirations.
Financial matters are on an upswing--you'll feel a tremendous
sense of relief with both Uranus and Neptune going direct in
your second house.
at your midheaven (cusp of the tenth house) places you in the
limelight. Focus on future goals and innovative career ideas.
Attend business conferences, make presentations. Let your goals
reflect the power of your visions. Jupiter returns to your third
house opening the door to philosophical and intellectual independence.
Wide-open spaces appeal to you, you might decide to take a vacation
or plan a bunch of short trips. This can be a very inspirational
time for progressive thinking Aquarius. You may even click in
a teaching or writing job. You' ll be amazed at how much you
can accomplish in a relatively short amount of time. Home and
family may require more attention on the Full Moon on the 24th.
back into your seventh house gives the green light to flourishing
partnerships. A partner may have big plans for you -you could
find yourself floating on cloud nine. Achieving greater harmony
in relationships gives greater peace of mind. Even if your path
is different for significant others, by honoring your individuality,
love can blossom. Mars entering your eleventh house suggest a
social rebirth and increased activity with friends. Mars can
also signal aggression, so be careful that differences of opinion
don't escalate beyond all reason. Your ruling planet Neptune
goes direct on the 13th. Self doubt and uncertainty is reduced,
you' re getting back to speed mentally and emotionally. Jupiter's
return back into your second house provides another opportunity
to straighten out finances. Check that lottery ticket-a sudden
financial windfall's not totally out of the question.
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